Discipleship : Living for Christ in the Daily Grind
J. Heinrich Arnold Discipleship (Expanded Edition) [Plough, 2013]
311 pp $12.47 ISBN: 978-0874868760
Reviewer: Forrest Schultz
This book is a collection of the author's writings, many of them letters (which are so indicated). Surprisingly, there is no indication of the source of the portions which are not letters. The topics are very wide ranging, covering just about everything, wh ...more
Make no doubt about it, though, Discipleship is challenging. Being a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ in our culture is almost a laughable ...more
A compilation of letters and writings from a pastor, counseling those who want to live a life of Christian Discipleship.
About the Author:
J. Heinrich Arnold(1913-1982)
Heini Arnold was a author and pastor of the Bruderhof, a communal movement started in Germany by his father, Eberhard Arnold. For more on Heini Arnold, visit http://www.heiniarnold.com.
In his words:
What a great gift it would be if we could see a little of the great vision of Jesus - if w ...more
J. Heinrich Arnold grew up in a small Christian community in Sanerz, Germany and eventually became a leader of the community. This small group tried to live on the basis of Acts 2 and 4 and the Sermon on the Mount. As a leader of the community in later life, Arnold was asked to address many problems of spiritual life and community living. His writings on these topics form the basis of this book.
The writings are divided into three sections: T ...more
This book is like a study Devotional. it is set up like a scrapbook of inspirational sections of letters and sermons from J Heinrich Arnold.
It is like a devotional because you can read the authors advice that was given to each person or through a sermon and it comes together nicely .
Their are a lot of these in this book and sometimes you might find them to be a bit harsh as I did, but t/>
Admittedly one cannot agree with all the author wrote. But that is true with almost every book. Before the ending chapers his views are explicitly expressed in what we can call 'non-calvinistic' terms. Yet he does a great job in challenging and encouraging the reader to allign to the heart of God and walk closer to Jesus and His will, perhaps it may even help the reader to break some molds in current churchianity that has the faith captive. Because of his views I would re ...more
J. Robert Ewbank auth ...more
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I received a complimentary copy of this book through Handlebar for the purpose o ...more